Passport to Key West Archive

Feb. 26, 2010

The Florida Museum sailed guests to a tropical paradise at Passport to Key West. Decorations that represented Earnest Hemingway, the famous Southernmost Point, and other unforgettable landmarks of Key West provided an atmosphere that was clearly enjoyable and festive. Guests enjoyed tropical inspired food from Blue Water Bay, danced to tunes including Jimmy Buffet by Green Room and bid on a wide variety of Key West themed items in another successful silent auction.

We would like to thank the Florida Museum Associates Board for producing another fantastic evening and working hard to bring Key West to the Museum. The artistry, the sounds and the food created an authentic atmosphere that all enjoyed. Their efforts helped the Museum raise over $42,000 to help support exhibits, public programs and research.

A special thank you again this year to Jim Brandenberg for building the iconic Key West houses and Sloppy Joe's Bar, and to Alan Shapiro for donating the trees and plants that transformed the Museum into an island paradise!


Presenting Sponsors

Beth Davis & Doug Smith

Charles & Wanda Denny

Stan Given & Terri Dolan

Dr. Madelyn Lockhart

Mac & Libby McGriff

Tom & Martha Warner


Supporting Sponsors

Kenneth & Laura Berns

Alicia Churchill

Joyce & Roland Daniels

Nick Davis & Sergio Marentes

Phil & Barbara Emmer

Peter & Lisa Gearen

Dennis & Carrie Lee

Mac & Libby McGriff

Linda & Ken McGurn

Nancy V. Perry

Davis & Judi Rembert

Shands HealthCare

Aase & Rick Thompson

Wachovia Bank

Lisa Wasshausen & Jamie Grooms

Eve and Joe Wilder

Norris & Nancy Williams


Host Committee

Alta Printing

Beautiful Moments

Linda & Roger Blackburn

Riley & Peggy Blitch

Ginny & Joe Cathen

Jacklyn & David Challoner

Mrs. Mary Ann H. Cofrin

Betty Dunckel

Paul & Mary Ellen Funderburk

Leonard & Libby Furlow

Deborah & Sam Goforth

Mary Ann & Richard Green

Clark & BJ Hodge

Chic & Bobbie Holden

E.L. Roy Hunt

Arlene Huszar & Victor Yellen

Robert & Lisa Jerry

Doug & Sheila Jones

Clayton & Linda Kallman

John & Peggy Kirkpatrick

Ken & Suzanne Kirkpatrick

Leslie & Paul Klein

Roslyn & Norman Levy

Bronia & Ralph Lowenstein

Bruce & Jeannette MacFadden

Bruce Mast & Lynn Findley

Susan Mastin & Richard Allen

Dr. Jacqueline Y. Miller

Ann & Geoffrey Moore

Bill & Sandra Olinger

Annette Perry & Allyn Cook

Barbara & Laurence Purdy

Paul & Susan Robell

John & Nancy Ross

Mel & Lorna Rubin

Jon & Beverly Sensbach

Graig & Kris Shaak

Harry & Christiana Shaw

Stephen & Carol Shey

Ilene Silverman & Harvey Budd

Robert & Beverly Singer

Eileen McCarthy Smith

Jean & Dick Smith

Thomas & Susan Spain

Jon & Beverly Thompson

Craig & Audrae Tisher

Thomas & Tammy Wright